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Alexander Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko Dating: Capitals Star Reveals Relationship On Twitter

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While NHL star Alexander Ovechkin has been spending his work time with the ice cold Washington Capitals, who lost 9 of their last 12 games in November, he has been keeping much hotter company in his free time.

On Tuesday, Ovechkin tweeted a picture of himself with his new girlfriend, Maria Kirilenko, who he describes as his "queen."

Alex Ovechkin
Me and my girlfriend Maria....she is my queen!!!!

Kirilenko is ranked as the 28th best women's tennis player in the world and appeared in the 2009 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

In terms of Russian hockey/tennis couples, it seems this pairing is only rivaled by that of Sergei Federov and Anna Kournikova in the 1990s.

Hopefully for Ovechkin, and Caps fans, happiness in his personal life will lead to success on the ice.

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